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Natives Gambling / A Native Dance, Tananarivo: Customs of the World, 1900
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Author: Walter Hutchinson.
Photographer: Guillaume Grandidier.
Language: English
No. of Pages: 1

Item Identification Code (UID#): 3055
Shelving Location: Book Leaves
Estimated Value: £12.00
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Natives Gambling / A Native Dance, Tananarivo

Customs of the World, 1900

Hutchinson & Co. (1900).
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A photograph of eight Malagasy men playing/watching a game of fanorona. On the reverse is a photograph of a group of young Malagasy girls dancing a traditional dance. Both images are credited to G. Grandidier.

Caption on Front

Natives Gambling: The Malagasy, especially the Sakalava, whose laziness is proverbial, are very fond of games. They often make large parties, the stakes consisting of eggs.

Caption on Back

A Native Dance, Tananarivo: Young girls crowned with flowers are seen dancing a children's dance, while their little companions accompany them, clapping their hands in cadence. The little girls wear the large white garment (lamba) which is the national costume.

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